TOOL & DIE MAKER
TOOL & DIE MAKER
Revised September 13, 2018
Reports To: Tool & Die Supervisor
Summary: Responsible for constructing, repairing and maintaining machine tools and dies in conformance with their individual specifications for production.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Responsible for repairing and maintaining machine tools and dies
Involved with operating a wire EDM machine
Responsible for constructing new tools and dies as needed
Involved with verifying conformance of machined or repaired dies to drawing specifications by checking dimensions, clearances and alignments
Trouble shooting die problems during production
Keep work area clean and clear of debris
Follow company’s safety policies and procedures
Perform other duties as requested by supervisor
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Interpersonal - Maintains confidentiality; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and adapts tonew things.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Conserves organizational resources.
Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Education, Experience and Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent
Post-Secondary education in tool and die field or minimum 5yrs. experience as a tool and die maker
Knowledge of basic math, basic to intermediate computer knowledge and skills
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to work effectively with co-workers, supervisors and staff
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Able to adapt to changing work needs and expectations
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Hearing, speaking, seeing, walking, reading, writing, reaching with hands and arms to use hands and fingers to handle objects and operated equipment. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Distance vision. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit.
Manufacturing working environment. Temperatures will range from 50 to 85 degrees. The noise level is usually loud and ear protection may be required.